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PBS Highlights the African-American Experience Through A Wide Range of Content

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From Stanley Nelson’s THE BLACK PANTHERS to Ken Burns’s JACKIE ROBINSON to Henry Louis Gates’ BLACK AMERICA SINCE MLK and more, Programs Reach Into PBS’ Fall 2016 Season

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PBS Programs Receive Two NAACP Image Awards Nominations

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On December 8, NAACP announced nominations for the 47th NAACP Image Awards.

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PBS Programs and Filmmakers Earn Five Awards at the 31st Annual IDA Documentary Awards

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The International Documentary Association announced the winners of the 31st Annual IDA Documentary Awards on Saturday, December 5, 2015. In total, PBS programs and filmmakers received five awards.

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PBS’ Winter/Spring Season Features Endings, Beginnings and Awaited Returns

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PBS’ winter/spring primetime schedule offers a number of exciting new beginnings, awaited returns and a few goodbyes: most notably to one of television’s most beloved dramas, “Downton Abbey” on MASTERPIECE, whose final season premieres January 3.

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PBS Wins 17 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards

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PBS programs were honored with 17 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, more than any other organization, at the 36th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards presentation.

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PBS Programs Receive 30 Primetime Emmy® Award Nominations

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On July 16, 2015 the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced nominations for the 67th Primetime Emmy® Awards, for which PBS programs received 30 nominations.

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PBS Releases App for Android Platform and Announces Chromecast Compatibility

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PBS announced today it has extended availability of its popular video app to the Android platform for the first time.

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Fourth Annual PBS Online Film Festival to Include 25 Independent Short Films Featuring Diverse Voices and Viewpoints

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Today, PBS announced that the Webby Award-nominated PBS Online Film Festival will return for a fourth year June 15 - July 17, 2015, and will feature 25 short-form independent films from POV and a broad spectrum of public media stations and partners.

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PBS Primetime This Fall Shines With Exquisite New Drama, Exuberant Performances, Extraordinary Science and Stars Galore

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PBS’ Fall 2015 primetime schedule offers delights in all genres — from drama to the performing arts to sumptuous nature and science programs — anchored by the story of America’s most legendary filmmaker and his magical legacy in “Walt Disney” on AMERICAN EXPERIENCE (watch the trailer here), and the enthralling new MASTERPIECE drama “Indian Summers,” featuring acclaimed actress Julie Walters.

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PBS and Comcast Partner to Double Current Season Programming on Xfinity On Demand

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Today, PBS and Comcast announced a new partnership that will more than double the amount of PBS programming available via Xfinity On Demand.

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POLDARK Drama and Unprecedented Look at Sea Life in BIG BLUE LIVE Spark PBS’ 2015 Summer Season

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PBS’ 2015 wide-ranging summer season lineup launches with the premiere of a new version of the romantic saga POLDARK ON MASTERPIECE (watch a clip here) and culminates with BIG BLUE LIVE, a first-time, live-event co-production with the BBC documenting the late-summer confluence of whales, and other sea life, as it is happening in Monterey Bay, California.

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PBS Announces New Multi-Platform Strategy to Showcase Independent Film

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PBS today announced a new strategy, developed in collaboration with the Independent Television Service (ITVS), POV and WNET, to increase the reach and visibility of independent film on PBS and its member stations.

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PBS Programs Receive 4 Peabody Awards

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On April 23, the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication announced winners for the 74th Annual Peabody Awards for the best in electronic media for 2014.

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Statement from ITVS, PBS, POV and WNET on Independent Film and Public Media

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Regarding April 7th's New York Times op-ed by Norman Lear, we appreciate his passionate support for the independent film series POV and INDEPENDENT LENS on public media.

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PBS Programs Honored with Two NAACP Image Awards

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On Friday, Feb. 6, winners of the 46th National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Image Awards were announced. INDEPENDENT LENS was awarded in the Outstanding Documentary (Film) category for "Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People.”

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